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ECON 290 Environmental Economics and Assessment

ECON 290  Environmental Economics and Assessment  Units: 3.00  

An examination of the economic principles and practices for using environmental resources such as air, water, and natural environments. The economically optimal use of these resources is contrasted with actual uses in modern economies. Government policies are examined in theory and in practice. Cost benefit analysis is presented as a technique for evaluating public sector projects using environmental resources.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 18 Group Learning, 66 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite ECON 110 or ECON 111 or (COMM 171 and COMM 172).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science